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tonight. we begin our series of reports with chip reid who is in ocean city, maryland. chip? l, reporter: well, good evening, jeff. today the mayor of ocean city ordered an evacuation of the southern portion of this island. and most people there are listening. loading up and heading out. the center of hurricane sandy is still far out at sea. but her awesome power is already being felt here on this fragile barrier island on the maryland coast. thousands of vacationers and residents are fleeing. >> we're heading home. we're heading away from the hurricane. >> reporter: mayor rick meehan says last year ocean city got lucky, for the most part, dodging hurricane irene. >> do you expect that this time around? >> no, i don't. at this think we're probably already further along in this storm than we were with irene. the ocean is angry right now. and we're going to see a storm surge. >> reporter: a surge that could raise sea level up to eight feet above normal, enough to flood much of this city. police are urging but not forcing people in the evacuation zone to leave. most here are heeding their a
into the new york city metropolitan area, and when we talk about significant winds, we're talking about winds that have a good chance of causing power outages and a lot of do you understand trees glerg david, how much flooding should we expect? >> coastal flooding could be a huge problem. there are evacuations being ordered along the coast because of that, and we have two things going on. we have the angle of approach. the storm is going to make that turn and move directly west or west-northwest into the coastline, and that causes the highest storm surge in some of these locations. and also we have the full moon in effect with multiple tide cycles. we'll have to go through more than one high tide during this event and that will only pile up the water that much higher. you really need to listen to what your local emergency management officials are saying if they tell to you evacuate. >> brennan: millions of people are bracing for the storm. chip reid is standing by in ocean city, maryland. elaine quijano is in point pleasant beach, new jersey. we begin with chip reid. chip, good evening. >> re
in jurisprudence the pope was both victim and supreme judge. as absolute rumor of the vatican city state he wields all power. it was insisted they reached the the have the spokesman insisted the court reached the verdict in ?ps without interference from keurch officials and added it is most likely the pope will pardon the man who was once his faithful servant. gabr gabriele's lawyer said her ndient was serene and would not .ppeal. the convicted butler left court to begin serving his sentence in his apartment in vatican city. the have the has no long-term astention facility, perhaps because until now it hasn't needed one. >> axelrod: next on tonight's tbs evening news," a whistleblower tells us what he claims is behind some catastrophic water main breaks. >> axelrod: in communities across the country, water pipes meant to last decades are falling apart, sometimes in famatic and dangerous fashion. isw a whistleblower, a former insider at the company that makes the pipes, accuses it of fraud. investigative correspondent sharyl attkisson has the r: frview. >> reporter: few things are as crucial to eve
: moving a 78-ton spacecraft in the second largest city in the country is an endeavor in itself, and just six people are in charge of moving it down the street. they walk alongside the giant rig guiding it with a joy stick. the crowd has been rooting for him. >> there was enthusiasm when you worked your way through a real tight spot. they could see it and they knew what was going on. >> reporter: on some neighborhood street, the shuttle's wing span had just millimeters to spare. nearly 400 trees were cut down, dozens of traffic lights removed, and 74 power lines raised to accommodate the five-story-tall shuttle. jim mayer works for the city. >> we put taller power poles in, took the shorter power poles out, and raised the wires to the higher clearance. that way we can keep the power on for the consumers in this area. >> reporter: the streets also had to be reinforced with 2700 metal plates. this whole thing weighs in at 375,000 pounds. >> this is the only time this is going to happen. it's the last shuttle, and it's never going to do this again, and none of them are ever going to do it ag
government forces once again. aleppo, syria's largest city, has been the site of fierce fighting this weekend. holy williams has more. >> reporter: the syrian rebels are targeting the government's air-bases. this video was posted on-line and claims to show opposition fighters firing at a military airport just outside of aleppo. their goal is to weaken the regime's air force. government warplanes have bombarded rebel positions, and their lightly armed opposition is normally powerless to stop them. but much of the fighting is still at street level. this internet video appears to come from darra where the rebels and regime are fighting for control of city blocks. and this is aleppo's med evil market, part of the world heritage set a blaze during fighting and now reduced to a charred skeleton. opposition groups say that syria's bloody civil war has claimed more than 30,000 lives. these bodies are said to have been discovered in damascus, a dozen men dead but we don't know who they were or why they were killed. the regime claims it can defeat the rebels. on syrian state television government soldi
't even giving molasses a run for its money. >> the city had already cut down 400 trees and raised 100 power lines to give the five story shuttle enough room. yet dodging space junk is apparently easier than ducking power polls. >> wow. >> already high wires had to be lifted while even more trees were trimmed. the shuttle lost more time when a scheduled maintenance stop stretched from two hours to more than five. yet then came the final stretch, the shuttle shuffle down martin luther king boulevard, navigating historic pine trees planted in honor of the civil rights leader. in a city where three days of street closureses are as welcome as a bad rash, remarkably all of l.a. seemed to rally behind this lengthy shuttle endeavour. >> and it arrived here at the science center without a single scratch. now after 123 million miles in orbit and 12 very challenging ones here on earth, its final mission is now complete. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. >> jeff: that is the "cbs evening news" tonight. later on cbs, "60 minutes." i'm jeff glor, cbs news, in new york. scott pelley will be here tom
it is fading. allen pizzey, cbs news, vatican city. >> jeff: the french village of lourdes is famous for its miraculous waters but these are not the waters that pilgrims came for. helping hundreds of visitors trapped by floods near the same grotto where many catholics believed the virgin mary a peered. just ahead here tonight, remembering george mcgovern. >> jeff: former senator goc mcgofer earn died in his home state of south dakota early today. he was 90 years old and suffering from cancer. a bomber pilot during world war ii he was a leading critic of the conflict in vietnam. president obama paid tribute to mcgovern today saying this hero of war became a champion of peace. bob orr looks back. >> reporter: three time democratic presidential candidate george mcgovern won his party's nomination in 1972. >> i accept your nomination with a full and grateful heart. >> reporter: gary hart who would go on to run for president twice himself was mcgovern's campaign manager. and a young vut president bill clinton ran mcgovern's campaign operations in texas. mcgovern, an unabashed liberal called for a
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